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#1
Quote from: Mario on January 27, 2023, 02:13:38 PMCan't you select the time zone for the country and location you use?
Yes but I had to scroll up and down to find it. Expecting to find London but sorted under G for Greenwich Meantime
QuoteI don't recall the time-zone offsets of locations being used anywhere yet, but best to set it correctly.
Thanks for the clarification, sounds like a field I can safely ignore without any adverse implications.
#2
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by Mario - January 27, 2023, 08:03:57 PM
Sorry, meant to write "select the top of a stack" and then all files in that stack. Then create the event.
Repeat for other stacks as needed.
#3
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by sinus - January 27, 2023, 07:42:53 PM
Quote from: Mario on January 27, 2023, 06:26:37 PMYou can fairly easy convert regular stacks into an event.
Make the File Window show all stacked files. Select all top and then all files in the stack with <Ctrl>+<Cursor Right>.
<Ctrl>+<Alt>+<E> to create an event from the selected files.

Create a few events from your stack to see how it looks and feels for you.
Thanks, Mario  :)
I will do exactly like you described. 
#4
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by Mario - January 27, 2023, 06:26:37 PM
You can fairly easy convert regular stacks into an event.
Make the File Window show all stacked files. Select all top and then all files in the stack with <Ctrl>+<Cursor Right>.
<Ctrl>+<Alt>+<E> to create an event from the selected files.

Create a few events from your stack to see how it looks and feels for you.
#5
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by sinus - January 27, 2023, 05:07:50 PM
Quote from: Mario on January 27, 2023, 03:40:56 PM...

I wonder why you have not used events before. Thy should be perfect for your kind of photography.
It is for mine.

This is because I have been building my own events for many years, with stacks.
IMatch events didn't exist then.

And I have built it in such a way that I stack every shooting.
That means that last week I stacked a shooting with over 1000 pictures. The top stack picture (which I select) is then the representative of this event for me. And today I had to photograph cheese in the studio. That, too, gives a stack. And a private event also gives only one stack.

So I have around 15-50 events per month, all of which are stacked per event.
I have also been building up my personal timeline with Design&Print for a very long time.
And I can send all the events from, for example, one month or one year into this timeline and it looks very good (for me).

And I can choose whether I want to include only private pictures or also business pictures in the timeline. Often I only take private pictures mixed with historical pictures (like world war, Marylin Monroe or now the Ukraine war). This gives me an event and this mixes into my timeline.

And because everything runs dynamically with D&P, this has proven itself over the years, so I send a pdf to some people now and then and that's it.

That's why the IMatch events were never really important for me. 
But I want to see next time if that would be a good extension for me, because your events look very good.  :D
I'll have a better look at your help pages and then think about whether that makes sense for me.
It could be interesting. 
#6
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by Mario - January 27, 2023, 03:40:56 PM
Events are very unique and very powerful and comfortable.

Most people thing in events when they thing about photos they took, so this should feel very natural to you. You go to a client/market etc., create a series of photos => the photos create an event like "Shooting Client A".
All photo sessions of a year line up along the Event timeline neatly. If you did multiple sessions a day, the corresponding events are stacked for that day. Same for non-commercial events like vacations, birthdays, weddings etc.

I wonder why you have not used events before. Thy should be perfect for your kind of photography.
It is for mine.
#7
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by sinus - January 27, 2023, 03:20:17 PM
Thanks, Mario
for your answer. For most of the cases, I think, this Smart Axis Folding makes a lot sense.

I think, I have to read in the next time about the IMatch-Events. Good lecture for the night.  ;D
#8
General Discussion and Questions / Re: A "real" timeline
Last post by Mario - January 27, 2023, 02:17:00 PM
The Event Timeline by default folds away unused time to produce a more compact layout.
This means that if you have an event in June 2021 and another in January 2023 but nothing in-between, the Event Timeline axis will not show the months between these two events. They will show next to each other, and the timeline at the bottom will show you exactly where these events are located,

I've called this Smart Axis Folding and explained it in the help.
#9
General Discussion and Questions / Re: Edit Location - Time Zone
Last post by Mario - January 27, 2023, 02:13:38 PM
Can't you select the time zone for the country and location you use?
The dialog just lists all available time-zones, it has no idea which time-zone belongs to the place you create the location for. UK would be UTC+00:00 I believe.

I don't recall the time-zone offsets of locations being used anywhere yet, but best to set it correctly.
#10
General Discussion and Questions / Edit Location - Time Zone
Last post by stefanjan2 - January 27, 2023, 01:32:33 PM
Having read the Locations Help topic I'm setting up Locations for areas I visit frequently.

Just one small question, when I create a new location I get a dialogue similar to attached. The country defaults to United Kingdom but the time zone defaults to Abu Dhabi, the first time zone in the drop down.  Even when I do a lookup on the address it stills shows Abu Dhabi.

I'm wondering whether what are the implications of choosing or ignoring times zone when editing a location. Is this something I can safely ignore?